Prema Oka Maikam

Prema Oka Maikam is a 2013 Telugu film directed by Chandu.[2] It was released on 30 August 2013 and stars Charmy Kaur, Rahul, and Saranya Nag as the lead characters.[3] The film's script was written by Chandu and Pulagam Chinnarayana, who worked as the script's dialogue writer.[4]

Prema Oka Maikam
PREMA OKA MAIKAM poster.jpg
Telugu language poster
Directed byChandu
Produced byVenkata Suresh
Srikanth Surya
Screenplay byChandu
Pulagam Chinnarayana
Story byChandu
StarringCharmy Kaur
Rahul Haridas
Music byM.G.K. Praveen
SR Posam
Edited byV. Nagireddy
Production
company
Touring Talkies
Release date
  • 30 August 2013 (2013-08-30)
[1]
Running time
174 min
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu
Budget2.5 cr
Box office5.5 cr

Prema Oka Maikam has been described as "a film for men, especially for those men who enjoy being drowsy and drowned into love, lust or wine" and Chandu commented that Charmy "has given soul to the character and will win all the hearts".[5][6]

SynopsisEdit

The film follows Mallika (Charmy Kaur) an intelligent and independent young woman that works as a call girl but refuses to take just any man that comes along. When poet Lalith (Rahul) and Mallika have a chance meeting, the two connect instantly. Swathi (Saranya Nag) is a singer that gained her popularity after appearing on a television talent show, but ends up getting drawn into a love triangle between Mallika and Lalith.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Development on Prema Oka Maikam began in 2012 and Charmi Kaur was announced to perform one of the lead roles.[7] Chandu denied claims that Kaur was hired to "boost the movie's glamour quotient" and stated that they chose her because they believed that she could perform the role and that "we felt she was apt, but not because to add glamor".[7] Footage for Prema Oka Maikam was shot in Bangalore and Hyderabad and the film went into post production in early 2013.[7] The film initially had a projected release date of February 2013, but was pushed back to an August release.[7][8]

The film's music was written by MGK Praveen who composed 3 songs for “Prema Oka Maikam” and the other 3 songs were composed by SR Posam .[9]

SoundtrackEdit

No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Prema Oka Maikam"Deepu, Hansika 
2."Baby Baby Naalo"Bhargavi Pilaye 
3."Swachamaina Prematho"Charmi, Deepu 
4."Ragala Megham"Usha 
5."Middle Drop"Suri P. 
6."Priyuni Chirunama"Bhargavi Pillaye 

ReceptionEdit

IndiaGlitz panned the movie, remarking that it was "easily the year's worst ever movie".[10] The reviewer commented that the background music was "annoying and highly inappropriate", and that the narration was "downright stupid".[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Prema Oka Maikam Movie Review". Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Charmee`s next". SiFy. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  3. ^ Chakpak (27 August 2013). "Charmi's next 'Prema Oka Maikam' ready for release". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Prema Oka Maikam to release on June 7th". SiFy. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Charmi As Mallika In 'Prema Oka Maikam'". India Glitz. 26 August 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  6. ^ "Charmi gets special praise". Times of India. 26 August 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  7. ^ a b c d "Charmi's role crucial in 'Prema Oka Maikam': Telugu producer". SiFy. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  8. ^ "Charmme's Prema Oka Maikam to release on Aug 30". Times of India. 26 August 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  9. ^ NARASIMHAM, M. L. (10 November 2012). "Therapy For Love". The Hindu. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  10. ^ a b "Prema Oka Maikam - Hare-brained". IndiaGlitz. 30 August 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2013.